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8 Things to Consider About Fertility and Pregnancy When You Have Ulcerative Colitis

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Your child may inherit your UC


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Fertility rates are unaffected for women with UC in remission


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Fertility rates are the same for men with UC


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Stop smoking before trying to conceive


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Nutrition is important


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UC symptoms may improve during pregnancy


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Only change your medications with doctor's orders


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Each person's UC is different


Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

@drinksmoothies

Dr. Davenport is the founder of Tracyshealthyliving.com Using the latest scientific research, she helps people live their healthiest lives via one-on-one coaching, corporate talks, and sharing the more than 1,000 health-related articles she's authored. Find her on social media @drinksmoothies.